The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Isilon products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Isilon over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within EMC Isilon Systems.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Isilon
Rank 600 581 532
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -49
Contract jobs citing Isilon 12 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.024% 0.043%
As % of the Vendors category 0.048% 0.054% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 1
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£400 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25227 24253 21926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.19% 45.10% 46.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14386 13725 11583
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1126 1045 1183
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.55 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.89%

Isilon
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Isilon within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Isilon Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Isilon
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Isilon within the UK.

Isilon Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Isilon
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Isilon within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Isilon Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Isilon
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Isilon within the UK.

Isilon Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Isilon
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Isilon within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -17 12 £400 -5.66% 2
London -12 7 £320 -24.52% 2
Dorset - 3 - -
South West - 3 - -
Bournemouth - 3 - -
South East - 2 £400 -
Reading - 2 £400 -
Berkshire - 2 £400 -
City of London +19 1 £320 -21.95%

Isilon
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Isilon also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Isilon.

1 16 (100.00%) EMC
2 11 (68.75%) NetApp
3 10 (62.50%) NAS
4 9 (56.25%) VMware
5 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (43.75%) Banking
7 6 (37.50%) Windows
8 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (31.25%) VMware Server
8 5 (31.25%) Time Management
8 5 (31.25%) Performance Management
8 5 (31.25%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (31.25%) IaaS
9 4 (25.00%) SAN
9 4 (25.00%) Cisco
10 3 (18.75%) UNIX
10 3 (18.75%) Linux
10 3 (18.75%) Finance
10 3 (18.75%) Migration
11 2 (12.50%) Network Security
11 2 (12.50%) Replication
11 2 (12.50%) Symmetrix
11 2 (12.50%) EMC Navisphere
11 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
11 2 (12.50%) NFS
11 2 (12.50%) Solaris
11 2 (12.50%) DNS
11 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
11 2 (12.50%) HP
11 2 (12.50%) Workflow

Isilon
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Isilon also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Isilon. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) NAS
2 4 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
General
1 7 (43.75%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Consultant
1 7 (43.75%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Storage Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Migration Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) EMC Storage Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Backup Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Storage Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Data Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Replication
1 2 (12.50%) Symmetrix
2 1 (6.25%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (31.25%) Time Management
1 5 (31.25%) Performance Management
1 5 (31.25%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Workflow
3 2 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (6.25%) Use Case
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (6.25%) MCITP
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) VCP4
1 1 (6.25%) VCP5
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Server
3 2 (12.50%) NFS
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.25%) Xen
4 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) XenServer
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.25%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) EMC Navisphere
2 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (6.25%) Legato
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) EMC
2 11 (68.75%) NetApp
3 9 (56.25%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) IBM
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) CommVault
6 1 (6.25%) TippingPoint
6 1 (6.25%) 3PAR